THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Ethnopolitical security of the South of Russia in the light of the influence of inter ethnic and economical problems and migration problems of Transcaucasia

2013. №3, pp. 404-409

Smolyev Vladimir V.  - Student, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,,

During the last 20 years after the disintegration of the Soviet Union on the southern borders of Russia repeatedly flashing international and inter ethnic conflicts among Transcaucasian states and also serious social-economical problems in the states of this region led to the mass-migration flow-out of the population from the southern Caucasus to the Russian Federation. That`s why xenophobia and conflict situation have increased in the southern regions of Russia. Illegal mass-migration have led to the aggravation of the criminal situation in the region. Illegal migration also has an extremely negative repercussion for the Russian economy and in particular for the economy of the South of Russia. There is analysis of the tends and prediction of the direction of the situation.

Key words: migration,ethno politics,inter ethnic conflicts,Transcaucasia,conflict situation,the South of Russia